Introducing Andrew Zimmerman who draws with scissors (above) and a saw. Yep, a saw! He is working in that sweet spot between painting and sculpture. Check 'em out below. He cuts strips from wood panels – freehand (i.e. drawing with a saw) which gives them an irresistible irregularity – then reassembles these with a little breathing room between the strips and glues them down to a new panel.
Green #1, 2007, collage on paper, 30 x 22” paper 28 x 20” image
I get the sense of “expansion” -- but they also remind me of wood grain – all fauxed up, but still made of wood. All dressed up in a coat of shiny enamel paint.
Group of lacquered panels, ZIM012, ZIM020 ZIM014, ZIM028, ZIM029
2007.04, 2007, Acrylic and enamel on panel, 52" x 35" (detail)
2007.11, 2007, enamel on panel, 53 x 37 inches
2007.06, 2007, enamel on panel, 52 x 43”
And here, some more paper collages...
2007.02, 2007, enamel on panel, 24 x 18 inches
You can see his work at the his site, but best of all, you can see his work on exhibition now at Sears-Peyton, The Expansion Series. Inquiries about the works featured here? Please contact the nice folks at Sears-Peyton via email, or come out and see the work yourself at the Sears-Peyton Gallery, located at 210 11th Avenue, Suite 802, (between 24th and 25th Streets), NYC. Phone: 212.966.7469 Know any artists whose work would make a home a lovelier place? Send ideas to The Gallery. And if you have a photo of a favorite artist's work in situ, please send that too. Let me know...why do you love that piece? Why is it hanging there? How'd you find it? Thanks!
white on red, 2007, collage on paper 30 x 22” paper 28 x 20”image